May 29, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Judge Dennis Budd to retire

portrait of judge dennis budd in legal attireSpringfield Municipal Court Judge Dennis Budd will retire this month after 31 years with the City. Judge Budd began his tenure with the City as a contract attorney in 1982. He became an assistant city attorney later that year and continued in that role until he became a municipal court judge in 1994. Judge Budd is a Missouri Supreme Court appointee to the Municipal Judge Education Committee, has contributed to the Missouri Bench Book for Municipal Judges and has served as a Truancy Court judge. He will celebrate his retirement with reception from 2 to 4 p.m. May 31 at Springfield Municipal Court, 625 N. Benton.

For more information, contact: Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, 417-864-1009 (office) | 417-380-3352 (cell),

city of springfield

Department of Public Information

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1010 • Fax: 417-864-1114 •